Updated June 4, 2015
Over $65,000 in scholarships earned
21 of the 28 graduates in the Prairie High School class of 2105 have been awarded scholarships worth in excess of $65,000. . . .
Also on this page are more photos from graduation. . . .
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Blood drive set for Tuesday
During the summer, blood donations typically drop off dramatically as donors go on vacation and schools close, but the need for blood never takes a holiday. . . .
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Royalty candidates sought
The Idaho County Fair Royalty committee is seeking young ladies ages 14 to 18 interested in participating in the 2016 royalty program. . . .
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Override levy passes
The Cottonwood School District’s $350,000 override levy passed easily during the election on May 19. . . .
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Wilson is employee of the month
The May Employee of the Month for St. Mary’s Hospital is Steve Wilson; Certified Radiology and CT Technician and Radiology Manager.  Steve has worked for SMH since 1993.  He began by just taking call and then in 1998 he became a full-time employee. . . .
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Cookie Sale a success
Cottonwood Girl Scout Troop 3785 finished their cookie sales last month.  With the help of the community the girl sold a total of 2,476 boxes which was an increase of 1100 boxes over last year.  . . .
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Students release fish
On May 21, the Agricultural Class from Nezperce and Highland, 4th grade students from Highland and Prairie and 7th and 8th grade students from Summit Academy completed their “Hatchery in the Classroom” program with the release of over 300 (2 to 3 inch long) steelhead into Lawyers Creek. . . .
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Wirtanen honored
The “Esto Perpetua” award was presented to nine individuals and two organizations for outstanding accomplishments in preserving and promoting Idaho’s heritage at the Idaho State Historical Society’s (ISHS) annual  awards celebration held on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 5:30 p.m., at the Old Idaho Penitentiary, 2445 Old Penitentiary Rd., Boise, Idaho. . . .
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Field Day set for June 18
On Thursday, June 18th, the U of I Extension program, Forest Insects and Disease Field Day will give participants first-hand exposure to a wide range of organisms that impair the growth of trees and forests in north Idaho, . . .
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2015 Warbird Weekend is cancelled
Due to scheduling conflicts for pilots and available aircraft, organizers for Warbird Weekend have reluctantly decided to postpone this year’s event, resuming the normal schedule for 2016. . . .
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Baseball awards given; Basketball camp set
Baseball awards were handed out last Wednesday, May 27. . . .
The 2015 Camas Prairie Basketball Camp is set for July 6th-9th from 5:00-8:00 pm at Prairie School Gyms. . . .
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Softball awards given
Softball awards were handed out last Wednesday, May 27. . . .
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Summit to graduate 4 on Saturday; Kindergarten visits fire station; Fitness day held
Summit Academy has 4 students graduating this Saturday, June 6 at 7 p.m. in the Summit Academy gym. . . .
Also on this page are photos from the Kindergartners visiting the Cottonwood Fire Station and from the Physical Fitness Day. . . .
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Letters to the Editor
On this page are letters to the editor that appeared in this week's print edition of the Cottonwood Chronicle. . . .
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Kellie Heitman gave the closing remarks at graduation and finished it off with a “selfie.” That’s her smartphone on a selfie stick at the far left put out far enough to get the whole class into the photo.Click on the  photo for a larger view.

Prairie graduates flip their tassels after receiving their diplomas.More photos from Graduation on the page with the scholarships. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Girl Scout Troop 3785 were just short of doubling last year’s number of boxes sold in the Girl Scout Cookie Sale. Shown in front of all the empty cases after the individual boxes were delivered are from left Addison Marseilles, Morgan Pack, Makayla Rowland, Chloe Rowland, Halee Rowland, Trinity Martinez, Holli Schumacher, Anna Everson, Ciara Chaffee and in front is Katyanna Rounds. Not pictured are Josie Remacle and Leann Lightfield. Photo by Shari Chaffee. See story at left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Students from area schools released their fish Thursday, May 21 into Lawyer’s Creek to complete their “Hatchery in the Classroom” project. 4th graders from Prairie Elementary and 7th and 7th graders from Summit Academy were among those involved in the project. Photo provided by Lewis Soil Conservation District.See story at left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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